• Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500 mL) Minute Rice® Premium Whole Grain Brown Rice
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 green onions , chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 8 cups (2 L) baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) crumbled feta cheese
  • Roasted chicken or salmon fillets (optional)

Method

Cook rice according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté tomatoes, green onions, salt and pepper for 3 or 4 minutes or until tomatoes start to soften. Add spinach; cook, stirring, for 2 or 3 minutes or until spinach just starts to wilt. Remove from heat; stir in feta cheese.

Spoon over rice. Serve with chicken or salmon (if using).

Tips:

- Stir in 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh dill or 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano along with the tomatoes if desired.

- This dish is also delicious with grilled lamb chops.

 

Nutritional facts Per serving

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 390 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Protein 9 g
  • Calories 300
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 42 g
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Sautéed Spinach, Tomato and Feta Cheese on Brown Rice

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